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THE CONSOLATION SILVER MINING COMPANY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
THE CONSOLATION SILVER MINING COMPANY. TO THE EDITOB. Sir — Having applied in vain to the secretary of the above company for certain information about the mine, and knowing that other share holders are in the same position as myself, would you kindly furnish me with the informa tion required? Or perhaps the secretary might condescend to do it. The information which has been written for to the secretary is as follows:— 1. A copy of Captain (now In spector) Rosenwarne's report on the mine. 2. A resume' of the work done at the mine, together with a copy of the balance-sheet. And 3. The result of the private meeting held are the questions that were asked, and if you will kindly throw a little light on this peculiarly private or semi-private company, who do not ad verlise their meetings, you will be doing a service to some of the bewildered shareholders. —I am, &c, DISGUSTED. Clare, April 4, 1889.
THE KATE SILVER MINING COMPANY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
THE KATE SILVER MINING COMPACT. TO THE HTOTOE. Sir— I think the wisest course for share holders in suoh companies as the above, for which to all appearance there is very little prospect of their being anything but 'call- paying,' is to ' face the musio' at once, and decline to carry them on for the benefit to a large extent of the secretary, directors, &c. It is far better that they should be liquidated and done with than that a continual liability for calls should be incurred. It is most unjust to the shareholders that a 6d. call should be made in the Kate Company when one of 3d. was paid bo recently aB January last.— I Wn'&C' ? X.Y.Z.
S.A. COLONISATION SOCIETY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
S.A. COLONISATION SOCIETY. TO THE EDITOR. Sir— I have received from the hon. sec, of the above society a card — certainly unique — containing a letter on one side, and the rulea of the society on the other ; the eecsnd role runs thus : — ' That the society Bhall have for its object bringing people to thia colony and settling them in newly-formed townehipB with Email suburban farms so as not to inter! era with present centres of labor.' I beg to raise three objections to thia rule. In the firat place the scheme is at leaBt 20 yeazs before its time : secondly, it is inopportune ; and, thirdly, we should provide for the unemployed of this colony before we bring others here. I may be wrong, but my feeling in the matter u, I think, rather general, and although I quite appreciate Mr. Honner's work, yet I should like to have these objections cleared before I become a member of his society. — I am, &3,, DUBIOUS. April 4, 18S9.
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
TO THE KDITOB. Sir — In your issue sf Saturday ' Dubious,' writing on the above subject, has expressed in a few words objections to my scheme raised by eome superficial thinkers. If you will allow ms I vill reply to them as briefly as possible. The first is, 'That the scheme ia 20 years before its time,' This is not true, because the materials to work it are at hand and available, viz., land, people, and money. How long they may zem&in idle reBts on the energy of those whose duty it is to use them, and that will greatly de pend on the intelligence of the people. I think it would be much more correct to say that 'Dubious' and his fellow-doubters are 20 years behind 'the times.' I would go even further back and say they are 100 years behind 'the times.' Of course it is difficult to eay how long it may take to rouse selfish people to a sense of their obliga tions. To say that a scheme 'is inopportune ' which undertakes to colonise vacant plaoes with people who have no means of ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN INDEBTEDNESS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN INDEBTED NESS. TO THE EDITOR, Sir— Your footnote to Mr- Varley's letter really leaves nothing for me to reply to were it notthathebBsmadeseveralgroBBmiBStatements. He 'being a~youug lawyer ought to know that abuse is npt argument, and that in his weak sndTaoOlating letter he has evidently adopted, the Did adage, 'When you have a bad case abuse the other side.' Not having so much lei sure time at my disposal as Mr. Varley evidently has, I will not trouble to respond in detail, as I should certainly like to in a matter which so deeply concerns thewelfare of this colony. I would advise Mr. Varley before rushing into print and 'figures in -support of his croaking and in his facts and figures. One glaring and pal pable instance as an example and test of the correctness of Mr. Varley's assertions will Eunice, and if Mr. Hawker has to rely on a champion such as Mr. Varley he would doubt lesB Bay— 'Save me from my frieads.' This young self-constituted financial authority ha...
THE SCHOOL OF MINES. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
THB SCHOOL OF MESTES. TO THB EDUOB. Sir— It is rather painful to see the persistent way in which certain men interested in mining are doing their best to bring the School of Mines into disrepute. Though a stranger from the old country, where my experience has been very varied, 1 cannot help replying to certain casty letters that have appeared lately. Chief among these is a letter written by one who pro fesses to bave been 26 * years in mining, ' evidently thinking this awe-inspiring nom de plume will give force and weight to childish arguments. This letter, like many others, is a long'complaint of nothing eke but that those starting on a professional career in mining find a difficulty at the start. 'xniBis none other out tne resolutions ol .fro ffesBors Bennieand Tate, that pure mathematics be made » coxnpnlsoty examination before students can be entered aB competent to start fate School of Mines curriculum. It is sur prising to me, an English graduate, that this matter should not h...
"BUT DO WE TRY?" TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
♦' BUT DO WE TRY ?' TO THB EDITOB, Sir— It is said that a countryman saw under a bell knob attached to a town entrance 'Please ring the bell,' and he straightway complied. Now aB a question presupposes an answer I presume to venture a reply to your interrogation ' Do we try?' I cannot find it in 'Hansard,' but I well remember how the persistent determination in the Council to make the Land Bill play into the hands of the oligarchy led me on one occasion in a tone of despair to exclaim, ' It is of no use trying to reskt this tendency, let it pass.' Whether the Land Boards -will administer tne Act to the advantage of the country remains to be seen. They may either check the evil tendency of the new Land Act, or they may re tarQ the progress of the country,, bat they cannot stop its ultimate advance. This is God's world and not the devil's. Light iB springing up in the distance, We are as a people beginning to see that adequate produc tion can only come from smaller holdings of land, c...
OUR DEFENCES. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
GLR DEFENCES. 10 THE EDITOB. Sit— I coiifsea to bticy a believer in every , rnai. tat i'.g at a'l tin;ea piepared to fcaarides his ! life or to t-ets bie eobs sacrifice tbeir iivea for n | tufti tiekt c&uss j but uutil the existence of such I a caufce is proved it is to my mind an aat of i iuccBsicteccy for a man to give a higher pried I . tot auj ihir.g than it is worth. The question of defence tnibrfcse not only an expenditure of f require, but human life. And waencs do you consider that the dtf*endM-s of Sw.h Aus tralia should coree? Is it from those | who hold property, or 83 they are j Itrmed capitalist?, or from the industrial j clatsea ? If from the former what opposition | could they offer any 6nemy ? Their whole efforts would be useless. But jf from the latter class what have we to defend ? la your article on defence you Bay, ' Of all Australasian | capitals Adelaide is the most exposed.' la j your article on *' The Accumulation of Capital' you eay, 'Many of our far...
TUESDAY, APRIL 9. [Before his Honor Mr. Commissioner Stuart. S.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
Tuesday, Apbil 9. [Before his Honor Mr. Oommiaeioner Stuart, S.M.] In BE Gkoege Uanzie, formerly of Hackney, Bootmaker. — Final hearing. The accountant reported :— 'Liabilities, unsecured, £16 14s.; secured, £105 8s.; total, £122 2s. Assets Land, mortgaged, valued at £62 10s.; furniture, held, under a bill of sale, £5; total, £6710*. Deficiency, £51 12s. The insolvent is a bootmaker, andon March 7, 18S8. had land.&c , £23 5s., less amounts due. to creditors £61 IOj, Surplus at that time, £31 163, Since then hia takings for milk bad been £37 43., and his earnings as a bootmaker, £40 10a.; total, £109 9s. His expenditure has been £37 14a. ; living expenses, £77 17s.; losses an stock and plant, &c, £48 10s.; =£164 Is. Deficiency in estate, £54 12a. Causes of insolvency — Loss on stock and by deaths, and want of employ ment through illness. The insolvent explains that by two accidents he was injured and his property damaged. He has kept no books, but bas given assistance...
INSOLVENCY COURT—ADELAIDE MONDAY, APRIL 8. (Before the Commissioner of Insolvency, Mr. J. M. Stuart, S.M.] THE CASE OF W. E. ADCOCK. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
INSOLVENCY COURT— ADELAIDE MONDiX, APBIL 8. (Before the Commissioner of Insolvency, Mr. J. M. Stuart, S.M.] THE CASE OF W. E. ADCOCK. In be William Eddet-p Adcoce. late ' of Palmereton, Northern Territory, merchant. Mr. J. H. Symon, Q C ?; and Mr. Stock, for the hUBtees; Mr. JS. P. Neabit for insolvent; Mr. C. M. Muirhead for the Commercial and Federal Backs, Melbourne. The examination of the insolvent was con tinued. As a member of the firm of Adcock Brothers he had an interest in the Darby venture during 1885 and up to January 20, 1886- Did not know that the firm had business carried on in Melbourne, but while in Mel ource in 1887 he acted for that firm under a power of attorney, which did not give him special aurouzifcy. Eu tugu a ueeu ui ijarbuurdULt1 between the firm and Le Baa, for whom be also held a power of attorney. In July of that year had funds belonging to Le Bas, perhapa to the extent of £400, and he men ioned a number of sums which he authorised McLean Bros., Bigg, &a...
HUNDRED OF CAMERON AND PORT WAKEFIELD DISTRICT COUNCIL. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
HUKDRED OF CAMERON AND PORT WAKEFIELD DISTRICT COUNCIL. TO THE EIMTOH. Sir—' Fair Play' says he thinks Mr. Kimber knows tbe geography of Cameron better than ' Lochiel' does as to the distance of the boun dary from Port Wakefield and Snowtown, but if Mr. Kimber knew no more than 'fair Play' seems to know it would be little indeed. ' Fair Play'wiBheB to know how 'Lochiel' got the majority of ratepayers. In answer, I muBt inform him that every signature was ob tained by the particular wish of the persons whose signatures were affixed, and not by false representation, as stated by ' Fair Piay,' who Bays he knows one in particular who did not know what he was signing. This I em phatically deny, as every person signing the said petition was fully informed of its object. 'Fair Play' says it will be found that the Cameron people are not generally in favor of Snowtown. ThiB may be true of a few unim portant people like ' Fair Play,' but as to the people in general I would inform 'Fair Play' ...
LOCAL COURT—ADELAIDE. Wednesday, APRIL 10. FULL JURISDICTION. [Before his Honor Bit. Justice Bouc[?].] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
LOCAL OOURT— ADELAIDE. Wednesdav, Apsil 10. full jtjbisdiotion. [Before his Honor Mr. Justice Boucaut.] Peteb Coll v. The aostbacian Smelting and Befdsikg Company.— £200, damages for injuries caused to plaintiff through the negli gence of the company in placing a ladder whiph fell to the ground with him. Mr. Talbot Smith for the. plaintiff, Mr. Symoa and Mr. Bieechmore for the defendant com pany. Plaintiff stated that ou December 24 be was working for the company at Dry Creek in a shift between 2.30 aud 12 p m. carrying bullion. His work oau3ed him to go up a l&dder carrying bullion ou his shoulder. Whilst he waa going up the ladder it suddenly fell, carrying him to the floor, the reeult being thst tbe bullion be wai carrying fell on tDe forefinger of hia -right hind and damaging it. ' Coll alleged that thy accident waa caused by the negligence of the company, and he claimed £200 damages. Dr. Lettdon stated that OoU came to him oa the day of the accident suffering fcotu a fr...
MONDAY, APRIL 8. [Before Messrs. S. Beddome, P.M, and Madge.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
Monday. April 8. [Before Messrs. S. Beddome, P.M , aud Madee t George Magg, defended by Mr. W. V. South, appealed to answer a charge laid by Jamea Potter of having committed wilful aud corrupt perjury. Mr. Wadey prosecuted. The alleged perjury consisted in the defendant swearing in an action, Potter v. llaijg, amonir other things that a signature 'G. Magg,' affixed as the acceptor of a certain bill of ex change, dated February 23, 1883, payable three months after that date for the sum of £30, was not his signature. The prosecutor stated that he witnessed Msgg sign the bill at Riverton. Evidence was given as to the similarity ba bnvn t.hA RifmntfTrA nn t.lia Hill anil aimia(-.niv» of the defendant written on other occasions. The defendant in the box disclaimed all know ledge of the signature on the bill before its production at the Local Court, where the eaae was heard. Committed for trial, bail beine allowed in his own recognizances for £50 aud two sureties of £25 each.
STRONG EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
STROKG EVIDENCE. [From the Blackburue Times.] William Henry Holden, residing at -6, Whaliey Old-road, Blackburue, has ever since 1872, at frequent intervals, been subjected to indescribable suffering-, owing to terrible attacks of intense pain and swelling iu hia feet. His agony at such times almost drove him frantic. As is natural to euppose, everything that was recommended for the ailment, which was of an acute rheumatic nature, waa used, but either owing to the stubbornness of the complaint, or other causes, all the remedies applied proved futile. A few weeks ago Mr. JAolden, hearing how the life of Mr. William Buchanan, one of the Canard Steamship Com pany's enRineera, had been saved by St Jacobs oil; after he had been giren up by the Liver pool doctors to die and had been at times deprived of his reason by suffering, resolved to induce his son to try this oil, and procured a bottle from Jackson & Co.'s drug store. To his utter amazement, and that of all the members of h...
THE RECENT BURGLARIES AT NORTH ADELAIDE. THE DEFENDANTS BEFORE THE POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
m THE. RECENT BURGLARIES AT NORTH ADELAIDE. THE DEFENDANTS BEFORE THE POLICE COURT. At the City Police Court on Wednesday morning the investigation of the sase against William Jones, alias John Haxton, and James Quintan, two young men charged with bur glariously entering the Huntsman Hotel and Btealingtherefromaqnantityofliquorandcigars, waaresumed. Mr.SinclairappearedforQuinton. Evidence was given as to the discovery of an iron bar when the defendants were arrested, which on comparison was found to correspond exactly with the marks made on the window. A loaded revolver was found in the bedroom occupied by them. The defendants offered no J^f^Biu **M*i an a ha AM^oMili 4Vn ^A.1-A f?flaii« f*tnl *»?? UCIOUwO nuu moic utumou w wssok^ «uga iumk ctw tbe next eeBsionB of the Criminal Court. Another charge was then preferred against 'the defendants of entering the O ringham Hotel ajid stealings revolver, cigars, a quantity of brandy, and schnapps, and about 15s. in money, Tbe landlord of t...
FLOODS IN THE COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
FLOODS IN THE COUNTRY. Another change in the weather took place on Friday night, and rain commenced falling in the city early on Saturday morning. The thowers continued throughout Sunday, and from our telegrams it will be seen that the fall has extended into tbe country districts. iBy Telegraph.) Carneton, April C. Splendid steady rain commenced here last night. It is still raining, and there is no appearance of it clearing. Nearly half an inch was registered by this morning. The big fall of rain mused this locality on Tuesday, only about half an inch being registered. Terowie, April 6, Fine rains fell laBt night and this morning. Fort Pine, April 6. Steady soaking rain is again falling. The farmers from the Broughton district report that tbe River Broughton is higher than it has been for 12 years. The overflow from it in the neighborhood of Port Pirie, about four miles out, known as th Lower Broughton, is spreading over a large tract of farm lands, embracing Messrs. Wright's, Magor...
MILITIA INTELLIGENCE. DISTRIBUTION OF CLASS FIRING PRIZES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
MILITIA INTELLIGENCE. DIBTEIBBTION OF CLASS FIKING PBEES. The distribution of prizes to marksmen for good shooting in connection with the class firing of the past season of the Militia Force took place at the Parade Ground, North terrace, on Saturday afternoon. The marks men's badges were also awarded at the same time. The commandant (Major-General Drones, R.A., G.M.G.) distributed the prizes, and the brigade major (Major Lovett) was also present. Tbe class firing on the whole has been successful, and no little interest was taken in the ceremony of banding the prizes to tbe winners. The first class badge is gold cross muskets with crown, tbe seoond gold cross xnnskets withont the crown, and the third class worsted cross muskets and no crown. The badgeB are worn on the left arm, The total amount cf prize money dis tributed was £93. There, however, still remains tbe sum of about £107, which will be competed for on Saturday, May 5. In this competition tbe whole of the brigade will take...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
Bas&anio alludes to Portia's hair aa the ' mesh to entrap the heart of man.' The fair possessor of such a web should take pains to preserve its natural nua and abundance, and no aid to thia end is soeffeohve as Mrs. 8. A. Allen's World's Hair Restorer, wnloh Tiever laite to restore grey hair to its youthf ol o»,ior. tt cleaneeB the scalp, removing dandruff, rendering tha hair tott, silky, and glossy, and diapoauiig it to re main Io any desired paaifcion. Sotd svevy where. XlJo'LTOOl
ARRIVAL OF THE IRISH DELEGATES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
ARRIVAL OF THE IRISH DELE GATES. Sit Thomas Grattan Esmonde, But., M.P., sad Mi. John Deasy, M.P., tbe IriBh dele Bates to Australia, arrived from Melbourne by yesterday's express. They were accompanied by Mr. Michael McDonald, the president of the Melbourne branch of the Irish national ILeague, and Mr. Rose, vice-president of tbe Celtic Club, Melbourne. On arrival in Ade laide they were met by Mr. W. Dixon, vice president of tbe Adelaide branch of the Na tional Iieague, Me. P. Whelan (secretary), the Hon. J. V. OTrtragnlio, M.L.C., Mr. M. Bealy, and other gentlemen, who welcomed them to the colony. A carriage was in wait ing, and they were then driven to tbe xktuuuo cluuii, wosie rooms nave ueen securau for them as wells* Mr. John Dillon, M.P., who arrives by the Orient today. Daring tbe morning several well-known citizens called upon them, and in the afternoon they were taken for a drive through the Botanic Park. North Adelaide, Norwood, Mttcham, and other of tbe suburbs, and expr...